“Break”開頭的 9 組有趣英文常用語!

 

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編輯/霍楚昀

在英文中,有許多有趣的常用語是以”Break”做開頭,”Break the ice”你或許猜得到是指破冰,但”Break a leg”可不是摔斷一條腿的意思喔!

Let’s talk的英文老師特地整理出了 9 組以”Break”做開頭的常用句,學會之後不但能讓你的對話內容更加豐富有內容,也不用擔心弄錯鬧出笑話來囉。

1.Break the news to someone

告訴別人重要的消息,通常是指壞消息

ex. The doctor had to break the news of Claire’s illness to her husband.

2. Break someone’s heart

讓某人悲傷、感到痛苦

ex. Joe’s heart broke when Jill refused to marry him.

3. Break a promise

違背自己許下的承諾

ex. My brother broke his promise; he did not come to visit us this year.

4. Break a record

打破紀錄

ex. he athlete broke a record in swimming which was held for ten years.

5. Break the rules

不遵守規則

ex. Clyde has always been a rebel; he loves to break the rules.

6. Break a habit

停止或戒除某個習慣

ex. I found it very tough to quit smoking; it’s hard to break a habit that is so old.

7. Break the ice

破冰,當與陌生人第一次見面時,試圖說些或做些什麼來展開談話

ex. If you feel uncomfortable at the party try to break the ice by cracking a good joke.

8. Break a leg

祝對方一切順利的意思

ex. I heard that you are participating in a dance competition, break a leg.

9. Break free

逃脫、掙脫或割捨

ex. We need to break free from these old fashioned ways of thinking.

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